Once a simple, unassuming hatchback, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf line has grown to include an all-electric e-Golf, two high-performance trims (GTI and R) and a wagon. Although the fuel-economy champ TDI diesel is no longer offered, the Golf TSI's standard 1.8-liter turbocharged gasoline engine returns highway fuel economy in the 35-mpg range and is a rather peppy performer.
If your looking to purchase a VW golf gate go for it you will not be disappointed.
I love the car. The turbo makes driving everyday fun. The heated seats are awesome in the winter and I prefer the Clark plaid over the leather. The google car play is a great feature also. Being able to get navigation from your phone displayed on the car screen is a huge plus. I have had the car a little over 6 months and haven't had any issues and I also have a little over 14000 miles. The car is comfortable in traffic and on long trips. I would prefer it had a sunroof and I've seen cars with nicer wheels. But there really isn't much about the car I would say I would change. Stock from the factory it has all the comfort you need touch screen radio with satellite. And steering wheel controls are a huge plus it has volume control and ability to answer phone calls via Bluetooth. You can also scroll through the radio stations on the steering wheel. The car also has the ability to give you tips to save fuel economy through a blue menu. It will tell you when you are doing things that are wasting fuel like having your windows open or your car running stationary. All in all I would recommend the golf gate to anyone interested it has enough space to have 4 adults comfortably in it and the hatch back gives you the ability to fit a bike in the back with the seats down.
Classy, quick, and comfortable!
The Volkswagen GTI is an amazing and robust vehicle. It is a quick vehicle which gives me peace of mind on the highway because it opens up the possibility of getting ahead rather than worrying about having to slow down behind everyone. It is a perfect car for mountain driving and takes the sharp turns easily without making it feel like it's going to tip over. The bucket seats allow for a comfortable ride for an extended period of time and the design of the seats is charming. It easily fits my large stroller and car seat comfortably as well as groceries! The backup camera is wonderful and convenient, the compact size allows for easy parking, and the car syncs seamlessly with my phone for calling and navigating.
If your eyes aren't quick to move and refocus when diverting them from the road (which mine are not) and you're very concerned with driving safely, it really might not be the ideal choice for you.
I love how peppy and responsive it is, and how well it steers. I also really like the super-comfy seats, and the great sound system. I'm not really crazy about the weird little tires that I bought an extended warranty for because they're more likely to go flat. Living in the Northeast where there are a lot of potholes, this is a tremendous disadvantage! I also hate where the screen for the "infotainment" system is placed. In my old VW, a 2012 TDI that I absolutely loved that it broke my heart to find out wasn't legal, the "infotainment" screen was placed higher up and possibly a touch closer to the driver's seat; it was more visible with less diverting of your eyes from the road.
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